Kamala Mills Fire: 14 Dead, Injured Rushed to KEM Hospital

  • Massive Fire in Mumbai's Kamala Mills Building Live Updates: 15 Dead, Several Injured

  • A massive fire broke out at a building in Kamala Mills Compound in the Lower Parel area of Mumbai. So far, 15 people have been reported dead and several others injured. Majority of those killed are women, according to civic authorities. The fire appears to have started at a restaurant at the top floor of the building, although the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Those injured were rushed to King Edward Memorial Hospital and Scion Hospital. Two of the injured are believed to be in critical condition. Six fire tenders, four water tankers, emergency ambulance and police were rushed to the spot. The building in Mumbai houses commercial establishments including news channels have had to stop broadcasting.
  • Dec 29, 2017 07:53 (IST)
    The majority of those killed were women attending a birthday party at a rooftop restaurant, police said. The 28-year-old woman celebrating her birthday was among those who died, her grandfather told news agency Reuters.
  • Dec 29, 2017 07:47 (IST)
    FIR registered under charges of culpable homicide against the restaurant '1 Above' where the fire broke out: news agency ANI
    Dec 29, 2017 07:17 (IST)
    Around 150 people were inside the building when the fire started. Police has registered a case registered against 1 Above, the restaurant where the fire broke out.
  • Dec 29, 2017 05:35 (IST)
    Firemen try to douse the fire at a restaurant in Kamala Mills Complex, Lower Parel.

  • Dec 29, 2017 05:27 (IST)

    Dec 29, 2017 05:26 (IST)

    Dec 29, 2017 05:10 (IST)
    We have started our investigation... It is only after investigation that we will be able to say anything: S Jay Kumar, senior Mumbai police officer.
    Dec 29, 2017 04:45 (IST)
    Fire started somewhere close to restaurants Mojo's Bistro and 1 Above in Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel.